Art & melancholy

 
 
Aurélie Verdier - Aujourd\'hui pense à moi - Francis Picabia, Ego, Image
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Works in society
forthcoming
Les enjeux du procédé créatif de Francis Picabia, entre exaltation et rejet du moi, au cœur de la constitution de la modernité.
Christiane Pooley - Paintings - 2008-2018
2018
trilingual edition (English / French / Spanish)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
This publication provides the first overview of Christiane Pooley's work to date: a landscape painter unveiling the instability of social structures, the Chilean artist has developed a universe which summons the sublime, the melancholy and the political. With texts by Marie Maertens and Laura Morrison.
Ugo Rondinone - Limited Edition (5 volume box set)
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Specially designed box containing a series of five books conceived by the New York–based Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone, published over two years to accompany a cycle of exhibitions devoted to works inspired by the color spectrum, with the centerpiece being Vocabulary of Solitude, forty-five life-size sculptures of clowns. Limited edition of 100 copies, box set signed by the artist.
Ugo Rondinone - The Third Mind
2018
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An homage to William Burroughs' and Brion Gysin's eponymous book, this artist book of more than 300 pages is a huge cut-up of the artworks showcased during the group exhibition conceived by Ugo Rondinone at the Palais de Tokyo in 2007.
Andro Wekua -
2018
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
Reference monograph.
Victor Man - Childhood Drawings for Rózsa
2018
English edition
Centre d'édition contemporaine
This artist's book reproduces a series of comics made by Victor Man when he was a child in communist Romania in the early 1980s. These drawings reveal the artist's fascination for the then rare Western magazines. The publication opens with a letter from Victor Man to little Rózsa, to whom the book is dedicated.
Justin Meyers - Struggle Artist (vinyl LP)
2018
French edition
Shelter Press - Records
The new album from Justin C. Meyers, the American experimental electro composer, artist, and head of the Sympathy Ltd. label. This album expresses the incompatibility of neoliberalism and non-commercial artistic practice through melancholic sonorities and the meticulous narrativity of the synth-based compositions.
Rebecka Tollens - Bright
2018
no text
United Dead Artists
This publication explores the fascinating world of Franco-Swedish artist Rebecka Tollens: Inspired by her own dreams, these lead pencil drawings conjure a troubled atmosphere intermingling themes of Nordic mysticism, sorority and childhood. The publication highlights a series devoted to the Sami people from the Far North.
Ugo Rondinone - Good Evening Beautiful Blue
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Final chapter of a publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue presents the artist's exhibition on the occasion of the reopening of the Bass Museum of Art in Miami. The volume also takes a look at the Museum's acquisition of Rondinone's Miami Mountain, which follows his iconic mountain series, recognizable for their brightly colored, fluorescent contrasting palates.
Ugo Rondinone - Let\'s Start This Day Again
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The third volume of a five-chapter publication series, this catalogue celebrates a new iteration of the artist's color spectrum series that congregates his art, the architecture of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, and the public as collaborators in an all-encompassing experience.
Ugo Rondinone - The World Just Makes Me Laugh
2018
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
The fourth of a five-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the iteration of Ugo Rondinone's Vocabulary of solitude at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in the summer of 2017.
Ugo Rondinone - Kiss Now Kill Later
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Landscape Paintings.
Ugo Rondinone - New Horizon
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Horizon Paintings.
Ugo Rondinone - Pure Sunshine
2017
English edition
JRP|Editions - Monographs
The complete Sun Paintings.
Joan Ayrton - Slow Melody Time Old
2017
no text
Florence Loewy
A timeless photographic ballad, through a few shots taken in the archeology museum in Athens.
Bart Julius Peters - Tricks
2017
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Bruno
Tricks brings together a new selection of works from the early 2000s through 2017 by Dutch photographer Bart Julius Peters. The book's starting point is a series of photographs taken in the spring of 2008 depicting the green landscape and the empty pavilions at the Venice Biennale's Giardini.
François Michaud - Martin Jannink
2017
French edition
Jannink - Wide Open
Monograph dedicated to painter Martin Jannink by François Michaud, curator at Paris Museum of Modern Art. The rare and remarkable painting of the French-Dutch artist is figurative, both romantic and expressionist, full of melancholia, out of present time, with a delicate and disturbing strongness. The publication also documents Jannink's participation in the 1956 Budapest insurrection.
Ugo Rondinone - Golden Days & Silver Nights
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
The second of a four-chapter publication series by Rondinone, Golden Days & Silver Nights documents a cycle of works recently made by the artist in Rome: the installation of white olive trees's mouldings among the ruins of the Trajan Forum, and the exhibition “Vocabulary of Solitude” at the MACRO Museum, where sculptures of forty-five clowns were accompanied by a multitude of rainbow drawings.
Ugo Rondinone - Vocabulary of Solitude
2017
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
The first of a four-chapter publication series by Ugo Rondinone, this catalogue documents the installation Vocabulary of Solitude—an arrangement of his works inspired by the color spectrum. The centerpiece comprises forty-five life-size sculptures of passive and contemplative clowns, who together describe the anguish of human solitude.
Mamma Andersson - Skulptur
2017
no text
Nieves
Swedish artist Mamma Andersson is known for her melancholic paintings of private interiors, elegantly executed with her distinctive interplay of textures, and pictorial techniques. This new body of work stages a series of sculptures, whether as part of indoor space, or detailed in closeups.
Victor Man - Luminary Petals on a Wet, Black Bough
2017
bilingual edition (English / Romanian)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
Artist's book focusing on Victor Man's series of paintings first exhibited as part of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, and later developed for a solo exhibition at Galeria Plan B, Berlin. The publication includes essays by poet and translator Bogdan Ghiu, curator Mihnea Mircan, and literary critic Laura Pavel.
Ugo Rondinone - Feelings
2016
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of stock
Comprehensive catalogue focusing on the ongoing series of monolithic stone figures the artist has been modelling since 2013.
Sam Falls - Now
2016
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Nero
out of stock
The book documents a mixed-media installation by Sam Falls where the artist explores ways of faithfully representing time and understanding it through art. For Falls, time is elusive and the future is “filled with meaning” only when it becomes “now”. The present, divided between past and future, has the optimism of production and the melancholy of aging.
Ugo Rondinone - Breathe Walk Die
2016
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
New monograph.
Kaspar Müller - Frankfurt Freakout
2016
English edition
Flash Art - Flash Art Publishing (books)
This publication showcases a selection of photographs taken by the artist, over a year-long period, in second-hand shops, flea markets, antique stores and auction houses in Berlin.